October 2014

Guisborough 3 Tops Fell Race 2014

The next race in the Northern Runner/Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is Guisborough 3 Tops on Sunday 2nd November 10.30am start. The registration is at Guisborough Rugby Club, Guisborough, North Yorkshire. Entry is £7 on the day only. The route is about 8 miles long and goes over Highcliffe Nab, Roseberry Topping and Hanging Stone. This race will be one of the English Championship Fell Races in 2015 taking place in September so this is your change to have a competitive run over the course. Click here to see... Read More

Clay Bank West Fell Race Report and Results 2014

The latest round of the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series brought a relatively warm day with high winds on the top and plenty of clart on the forest tracks. It was not a day for fast times but the course was easily runnable and with a record number of first timers (virgin fell runners) it was almost ideal to give the right sort of flavour! We had a first in this event as there were more female teams completing than men’s for the first time in my... Read More

Clay Bank West Fell Race 2014

The Next Race in the Northern Runner/ Esk Valley Winter Fell Race Series is Clay Bank West on Sunday 19th October 2014 at 10.30 am. Registration/Start/Finish is from Clay Bank Car Park, South of Great Broughton, Nr Stokesley, North Yorkshire (grid ref 572036). Entry is on the day and £7. The route is 6.7 km long with 366 metres of ascent. On a dry day you can get round in trail shoes but, on a wet day a grippy fell shoe will help. A map of the race route can... Read More

Levisham-Saltergate Fell Race Results 2014

A fabulous day with bright sunshine and a cool breeze meant the ground was drying out after some heavy rain. The usual charge accompanied the start. By the ‘Folly’ things had thinned out a little with 3 runners away in the men’s race followed by another three. In the women’s race Annabel Mason was just ahead of a group of women in a line mixed in with the men. Once the men descended the first ravine and crossed the railway line Matthew Hayes had the lead from Simon Jones and... Read More